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From anatomy to genetics, applied science is the critical focus of this concise introduction to the equine industry. With its complete discussion of the nine body systems, the text provides a firm foundation for understanding every aspect of horse anatomy. Developed for high school students, Equine Science is lavishly illustrated with pedagogical photographs, charts, and tables that help students visualize abstract scientific concepts for better comprehension.
History and Development, Status and Future, Breeds, Types and Classes, Cells, Tissues and Organs, Functional Anatomy, Biomechanics of Movement, Unsoundness, Selecting and Judging, Determining Age, Height, and Weight, Genetics , Reprodution and Breeding, Nutrition, Feeding, Health Management, Parasite Control, Common Management Practices, Shoeing and Hoof Care, Buildings and Equipment, Horse Behavior and Training, Equitation, Business Aspects, Career Opportunities, Glossary, Appendix
Posted January 7, 2004
We use this text book in my high school Equine Science class. It is very informative and gives a detailed description of the horse from head to tail, inside and out. It is a great book for resource and information and is neatly printed and bound, with great illustrations.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.